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I Want it Now! Why Mobile Push is Better

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Most people synchronize email, calendars, contacts, and even tasks with their mobile devices and their service provider.  This allows them to see all of the same information on their computers and while on the go.

There are essentially three ways that synchronizing mobile devices discover updates and changes to contacts, new email messages, etc. On my iPhone, these are represented in the “Fetch New Data” settings area as

  • Push – where the server informs the device that there are updates waiting
  • Pull / Fetch – where the device checks periodically for changes
  • Manual – the device checks only when you request it

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iPhone Email Tips and Tricks

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

The iPhone is a great piece of technology, but like all technology it has it’s quirks, as well as some features that you should be aware of when using it to send and receive email. Based upon our experience using iPhones ourselves and in supporting our clients’ varied use of iPhones for connecting to LuxSci email services, we have the following nuggets for you.

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iPhone: The Ultimate Mobile Email Client?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The iPhone from Apple is an amazing Smart Phone, if not a mini personal computer in itself.  We at LuxSci have been using iPhones since they were first available in 2007 and we have optimized our Xpress WebMail portal with a mobile-centric interface inspired by the iPhone and come out with MobileSync push email and contact/calendar sync services that work beautifully with iPhone and other mobile devices.  Many of our clients use an iPhone or other Internet-enabled mobile device with our email services. The time seems right to share some of our knowledge and experience with iPhones.

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